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southern california lawmakers nearly came to blows. video of the near altercation was posted on youtube. coming up at 4:45 what was dehind this heated exchange. >>> after a historic victory in cincinnati, the giants will play for a chance to go back to the world series. >> posey, deep left field. that is way back. a grand slam for buster posey. >> everybody talking about that yesterday afternoon. buster posey's grand slam capped a six run fifth inning. some good defensive players put a stop to it. as the giants celebrated in the clubhouse, fans back in the bay area did as well. >> the giants are supposed to win. it's 2010 all over again. we are beginning to the world -- we are going to the world series. >> he called it. the giants are the first national league team to win a five-game playoff series after falling behind two games to none. the national league championship series begins on sunday. if washington beats st. louis tonight then the series starts in washington. if st. louis wins games one and two will be played here at at & t park. >> here's a ground ball right side. omar to fir
with information is asked to call hercules police. >>> the california highway patrol is trying to determine what caused a deadly accident today in pleasanton. it happened around 7:45 this morning at the sunol boulevard off ramp and i-680. a driver swerved off the road and crashed into a ditch. one person was thrown from the vehicle and died at the scene. there's no word on any other injuries. >>> pg & e crews worked through the day to try to restore electricity to thousands of customers in hayward after a driver took out a power pole. a female driver took out the pole this morning. live power lines then fell on to homes and cars. no one was hurt. at last word all by 66 customers had their power back. pg & e says it's supposed to have electricity back on for those customers by mid-night. >>> video emerges as do new accusations over yesterday's occupy demonstration in san francisco. the conflicting stories from protesters and police. >>> president obama back in california looking for campaign cash. the high profile bay area figures expected at tomorrow's event in san francisco. >>> as gas prices h
today as part of his west coast swing to tap into what is being called the california atm for political fundraising. ktvu channel 2 reporter alex savidge is outside the bill graham civic auditorium where the president will appear at two events today. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. the presidents will be taking part in a dinner and concert fundraiser that will happen here at the bill graham civic auditorium in san francisco. that will be tonight. all to raise more campaign cash. r & b singer john legend will be on hand to perform. and earlier this afternoon once the president arrives here he also has an event at the intercontinental hotel where alex smith is expected to attend. mr. obama spent yesterday down in l.a. doing fundraising as well. he spoke at a star studded event that included a performance by stevey wonder. his two day event could push the president over the $1 billion mark in fundraising. in september he hauled in a record setting $181 million. now despite his lackluster debate performance, the president last night struck a confident tone at the event. >> but here
, we have been tracking this for a week, heading towards southern california. the circulation sending all the clouds and scattered showers out there. we have a chance tonight and first thing tomorrow morning for the morning commute. sprinkle or light showers. over night lows for friday morning, fremont 54. forecast model, 7:00 a.m., clouds out there, chance of a shower and tomorrow morning, you can see scattered activity. this is 6:00 a.m. tomorrow morning for your friday. coming up we will look that afternoon forecast and break down another warming trend, when 80s could return. >> thank you. >>> the zoo opened its new veterinary hospital. the largest wild animal facility in northern california. the hospital is outfitted to accommodate a variety of zoo animals. >> this will allow us to treat large and small animals with most of the things they will need as they age throughout the time they are here that zoo. >> the facility replaces an older 51-year-old clinic that was smaller at 1200 scare feet. >>> the road runs through california, the key races the party is targeting for a november
. and then two days later, the california symphony will day tribute to a concert in walnut creek. >>> president obama will be back in san francisco later today to raise money for his re- election campaign. the president will begin the day in the central valley to dead -- for a -- for a deadcation. a dinner hosted by alice waters and then a concert with john legend follows. republican presidential momny, mitt romney is expected to deliver a foreign policy speech today at the virginia institute. coming up at 7:15, the changes that he says he would make and the results of the latest gallup pole in gal -- gallup poll. allie rasmus is live -- >>> alley rasmus live at a pumpkin weighoff. off to our left, you can the stage where the pumpkins will be hoisted via forklift. >> reporter: the growers are competing for thousands of dollars in prizes. last year's pumpkin weighed 17,000 pounds. the grower took home an $11,000 prize. we talked to some of the contestants and they said there's a lot of work that goes into this, including transporting them. growers pack the pumpkins into their pickup trucks and t
in a series of crimes stretching from southern california to seattle after dar nel washington escaped from a san bernardino jail in late august. >>> san francisco's central subway project received a shot in the arm today. it secured federal funding of nearly $1 billion. to explain what this means and how a newly-filed lawsuit could de rail the project. >> yeah. this is one of the big construction projects in san francisco. take a look. you can see that stock ton street here is closed off right now and as we come around take a look over here over there across the street near those stairs is where a new station will sit across the street now in the last 48 hours it's been a real roller coaster in here for the planners of this new subway system with bad news followed up by good news. >> a significant piece of the financial puzzle fell into place today for san francisco's central subway project. announce nearly a billion dollars in federal funding guarantee. >> i am delighted and very proud to announce today $942 million for the san francisco mta to extend the central subway. >> san francisco'
outside of california to do to college. the reason they say they'll have a better chance somewhere else. >>> later this month endeavour makes its final move. the one thing people are being told not to do as the shuttle makes its way through los angeles. [ male announcer ] the career landscape of america is changing. new jobs are here, and by 2025, we could have millions more that demand qualified college graduates. many in the bay area. at devry university, our market-responsive bachelor's and master's degree programs can give you what you need to succeed in today's careers and the ones on the horizon. get the know how you need for a new tomorrow at our 4 bay area locations, online or both. learn more at devry.edu. and let nothing stand in your way. >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. time now 6:24. fleet week enthusiasts can get an up close look. this morning the uss hornet is opening up an exhibit at the museum on pier three. it's part of an effort to expand san francisco fleet week. the exhibit will be on display throughout the weekend. >>> the space shuttle moves to
of foreclosures is down in california. in fact, at a new five-year low. dataquick looks at the number of default notices which are the first step in a foreclosure process. there were slightly more than 49,000 default notices filed from july to september, down nearly a third compared to the same time period last year. several counties in the bay area were also least likely have homeowners go into default. >>> oakland bay's blue bottle coffee is cashing in on its reputation. they have eleven retail locations, one in eakd and four in new york city. >>> target announced today it plans to build another store in san francisco, just one week after opening its first store in the city. city target opened october 10. you're looking at video now of the opening. the second target store is scheduled to open october of next year. that location will include a starbucks and pharmacy. they plan to hire about 250 people. >>> today is the 23rd anniversary of the loma prieta earthquake. it hit the bay area at 5:04 p.m. in 1989, killing 63 people. today the red cross and the department of emergency management held a
was approved yesterday by the california community college's board of governors. a trustee is now expected to be appointed in the next few weeks. the community college has until the 15th of this month to submit an action plan to turn itself around and prevent the school from possibly being closed next june. president obama's reelection campaign saw a record-breaking month for fund-raising in september. sources say the amount raised last month exceeded $150 million. that's more money raised than any other campaign this election cycle. the obama camp declined to comment on the numbers. there's no word yet on how much money mitt romney raised. the deadline to report the official numbers to the federal elections commission is october 20th. >>> the moderator for this week's presidential debate is defending himself, after receiving much criticism about his performance. some faulted faulted jim -- for letting candidates go over time. he says he feels like he accomplished his goal. >>> tensions are escalating after violence in syria continues to spill over its border into turkey. turkish troops to
, the battle in california's election is intensifying. lorraine blanco shows us about proposition 30. >> proposition 30 is about kids and teachers and they produce the brains and shells that make the jobs possible. >> reporter: governor brown rallied support for prop 30. >> if i asked any one of you if i could guarantee you $500,000, would you pay 1% of the extra money you earned that year? [ laughter ] i think so. >> reporter: it would raise income taxes 1- 3% on people making more than a quarter million dollars a year and increase the sales tax a quarter of a cent. many teachers spent saturday afternoon walking neighborhoods and passing out fliers with information about prop 30. if it doesn't pass supporters say students k-12 will lose three weeks' of school and college students could see another tuition increase. >> i drove trucks five hours a day i went to college. >> reporter: the college. college. >> to say we can take another $6 billion in cuts because those are most fortunate that want to pay another 1% that is completely out of touch. >> reporter: in san francisco lorrai
2011 subaru outback with idaho license plates. >>> today california gasoline prices are setting another record. $4.67 a gallon. now governor brown is taking a step that could take prices down. they told the board to transition into winter blend gasoline now. instead of waiting until after halloween. some had transitioned to making winter blend gas so adding it to the current mix would make more gas available around the state. relief at the pump can't come soon enough for california drivers. some have to pay for gas just to do their jobs. others say they are finding ways to cut back on how much they drive or in some cases what they drive. >> i try not to drive unless i really have to. >> i'm grateful and i only use the bike when necessary. >> many industry analysts say gas prices will go down possibly sometime this week. >>> state regulators are cracking down on two companies that claim to be a high-tech alternative to taxis. the california public utilities commission issued a order against side car and lifts. the companies lack the required permits that make sure drivers are properly li
what we can deal, the building with the most damage, california bank. it will cost thousands of dollars to replace at least nine broken windows that we counted. right now they are power spraying some of the paint off. the march only lasted about 30, 40 minutes. police say it wasn't enough time respond or come to mutual aid. live in oakland, i'm tara moriarty, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> and in san francisco, an occupy protest there on saturday ended in almost two dozen arrests. police say the protesters tried to block the streets and the businesses. they also say some of the activities threwob jects at police hitting one officer in the head. >> protesters threw ziplock bags, some of the bags of paint contain rocks. there's definitely intent to injure. >> they acted out of line, out of policy. they were just crazy. >> reporter: that man says police jumped the gun when they went to make an arrest. in total 22 people were arrested by police. some of the charges include conspiracy, rioting and refusing to obey a lawful order torques obey a lawful order from a police officer. san francisco poli
, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> gasoline prices in california continue to climb hitting another record high today. triple a figures show the average increased to 4.67. that is the highest ever recorded in california. a look at the prices around the bay area show regular unleaded averaging 4.68. san francisco is 4.74. there is hope that relief on the way. the state approved the early release of winter blend fuel in an effort to help pump up california's gas supply and bring down prices. >>> in election news, voters are going to be polls around the bay area to cast early ballots in the upcoming election. early voting opened today in several counties around the state. this was the sustain morning in san francisco. beginning today, voters can also vote by mail. signed vote by mail applications must be submitted to the department of elections no later than october 30th. if you have not registered to vote, the deadline to do that is october 22nd. >>> president obama is right now flying to his next stop after a 24 hour fund raising trip to the bay area. he board air force one just a few hours ago
hearing. mr. obama is back on the job as president after a campaign swing through california and ohio. today, his campaign managers are accusing mitt romney of misleading voters about several issues including abortion. they say he's hiding more conservative views in order to attract voters. tomorrow, the president heads to florida, the largest battleground state. >> we're just gonna get the heck out of the way and let you succeed. [ cheers ] >> mitt romney continues his campaign today with the support of chris christieraise taxes on small business. i will not raise taxes on business. i will not tase ax -- raise taxes on middle-income people i will not raise taxes on the american people. it's a very different approach. >> no republican has won the presidency without winning ohio. romney plans to spend the next three days in that state. >>> brian kobilka got the call from sweden about 2:20 a.m. that he won the nobel prize. he's a profess at stanford school of medicine and won the prize for ground-breaking discoveries on cell proteins that have helped scientists develop better medication
to be a better solution. >> the california public utilities commission says this was the best option and because of cell phones and add technology the existing prefixes were being exhausted. >> as our system grows as we use cell phones more everything else we run out of numbers, when you have to do that you have to have a new area code, that is exactly what happened. >> people with existing 408 numbers will get to keep them, though he says he will have to add their. >> i have over 400 contacts in my cell phone and it is terrible i am going to have to go through this extra pain in order to reach local calls, it is very disappointing. >> still for most it is minor. >> there is bigger issues going on. >> there are no extra costs but if you don't dial the full number you may end up with an error message. ann reuben, ktvu channel 2 news. >> the resorted could be auctioned off next month. the san francisco business times reports the hotel is tangled in a bankruptcy proceeding. the current owner bought the clermont and 4 others two years ago but has not been able to stay current on the mortgage. >>>
the right thing at the right price they don't buy. >> reporter: but in california we still found an abundance of caution among consumers. >> every year we do less and less. the groups get smaller and smaller and adults like to exchange anymore. >> for me i have a baby now and it doesn't seem practical to spend a ton of money around the holidays. >> reporter: consumer psychologist consumer opinions are often more conservative than their ultimate actions. >> last year consumers said they were going to spend 2% more and they spent 5% more. >> reporter: before all that starts they will spend $80 on another holiday. that is right halloween. tom vacar ktvu channel 2 news. >>> support is flipping for two new taxes to fund california schools. the numbers that are worrying educators today. >>> why doctors now say every pregnant woman every pregnancy should get this vaccine to save their babies life. (car horn) paying with your smartphone instead of cash... (phone rings) that's a step forward. with chase quickpay, you can send money directly to anyone's checking account. i guess he's a kic
:30, a special report. you could decide the fate of these inmates in november. the move that could end california's death count. >>> coming up in 90 seconds, what caused the transit officer to shoot at a man at the height of rush hour. >>> new at 10:00, a double homicide in vallejo. police have one man in custody, following the fatal shooting of two others. it happened in the 300 block of folk stone way in the city's glen cove neighborhood. the shooter and the two victims were neighbors, and all of them knew each other. the three though apparently got into some type of argument, one of the three men pulled out a gun and shot the other two right on the front lawn of a home. at this point, no names have been released, the alleged gunman though, is in custody. >>> a man trespass on the train tracks in san jose is in the hospital tonight after being shot by a sheriff's deputy. it happened during rush hour on the train tracks of lensen avenue in downtown san jose. that's where ktvu's heather holmes is tonight. to explain how this bizarre chain of events has unfolded. >> it was near this station at the
jumped dramatically. that is a problem unique to california. let's take a look specifically at san jose. according to aa fuel gauge report -- aaa fuel gauge report a week ago it was $4.16. yesterday was $4.38. and today the average is $4.54. in a week gas prices have jumped $0.38. this all stems from supply problems. the chevron refinery fire in richmond is producing at a reduced capacity a chevron pipeline that moves crude oil from northern california was recently shut down. >> over the last week or so there has been a couple other problems. i think the most serious one was the one at the exxon mobile refinery that seemed to be sort of the straw that broke the camels back. and that is when prices jump took off. >> reporter: analysts say california's gas is at the lowest level in ten years. what doesn't help is the states strict pollution. while prices here in the bay area are high it's even higher in los angeles with some stations have actually passed the $5 mark. a few of the station owners have actually shut down the pumps rather than charging the higher price to break even. reportin
in california earlier than usual to bring down prices. winter blend gas isn't typically sold until october 31st. he hopes by selling it now it would increase supplies by bringing down prices. the high prices are changing driving habits. >> i try not to drive unless i really have to. >> i'm grateful and i only use the bike when necessary. >> reporter: the dramatic surge in prices came after a southern california refinery went down a week ago. it came back online friday. analysts say they expect prices to stabilize in the coming days. now this might make you feel a little better this morning. a gas station in long beach has the priciest gas at $6.66 a gallon. it could be worse. >>> it may be a sign of the times, roseville police are investigating the theft of nearly 1,000 gallons of gas from a shell station. stations manager says security cameras caught the thief stealing gas on three different occasions. police say a man in a pickup truck somehow disabled the meter and pumped gas into a tank in the bed of his truck. >>> president obama will be back in san francisco to raise even more money for h
qualify for obama's deferred action program will have to be tested and trained to drive on california roadways. >> governor bill, california will become the first state in the nation to band therapy that tries to turn lesbians straight. many gay rights activists support this bill since the therapy could put it at higher risk of depression or suicide. they will attempt to seek a temporary injunction against the new law and it may reduce sentences if an inmate has served at least 15 and shows remores a judge may take advantage of this and many are eligible for the reduction. >>> shoppers will have to bring their own bags to the store. check out bags went into effect today and that includes department stores. plastic bags are banned and if you want a paper or compostable bag will be charged so cents. >> i would think they have enough to competition and this will encourage people to shop there rather than in your scores. bakeries and risk runs coming up -- restraints and coming up, we discovered some large visiters at the golden gate bridge, and we will have more on which will be the hott
was arrested at california and battery streets and a smaller breakoff group was arrested at samson and pine. >> no justice, no peace. >> in a separate rally in san francisco, dozens marked the 11th anniversary of the afghanistan war and called for an end to all wars. the group marched to the grand hyatt hotel in solidarity with the hotel workers union. the group says they are fighting the same fight and want to stop the war on what he call the ward around world over-a young girl is hit and killed in a daly city church parking lot and why people at the scene were surprised to find out this accident turned fatal. >>. >>> a republican congressman is making headlines because of what he said about evolution and other theories. >>> a home investigation is underway in hercules and why the victim's husband doesn't believe the crime was random. . >>> it all happened at a dalycy church unfor some reason a minivan plowed into a group of people, killing a 6-year-old girl, ktvu's matt keller is live in daly city where police are still looking for answers. >> reporter: ken you can still see the marks i
night. currently the average price of gas in california is $4.65. a month ago it was $4.17. in san francisco gas is averaging $4.73. oakland, san jose, $4.67. ktvu's ann rubin has more on the reason behind the price spike. >> reporter: another day, another price hike at the pump. californians are paying a record amount. gas here is 84 cents higher than the national average. >> the prices are crazy. >> people need a break. it is way too high. >> i try not to drive. >> reporter: but some have no choice. the driver has been documenting how much he spends each day and calculating how much extra he needs to work to cover the expenses. >> to the driver and the price of the fare still the same. >> reporter: at pizzaman drivers get reumbursed by the mile. -- reimbursed by the mile. >> hard to hire people. >> reporter: experts blame the spike on a power failure last week and the scale back after the fire in august, this when there are typically shortages as california switches to winter blends. that is why he is glad he can fill up for under $20. >> i am grateful and only use the bike when
, but that they were well prepared. live in santa clara, california, i'm maureen naylor. >> many people join mitt romney as they watched the debate at his hotel in asheville, north carolina. romney was campaigning there earlier in the day and said he was certain that paul ryan would do great. president obama caught the first part of the debate on air force one. the president had been campaigning and fundraising in south florida. the president called his running mate earlier today wishing him good luck. >>> we have posted more videos. look for the news tab right on the front page. >> they will face off again next week in their own debate scheduled for next tuesday the 16th at 6:00 p.m. now, it is being held here at the university in new york and it will be a town hall meeting format. those in the audience will be able to ask the candidates about foreign and domestic policy issues, moderated by the cnn reporter. so now how will you vote? you can take the ktvu election quiz on our facebook page as you can find the quiz right under our cover photo. >> reporter: and this is growing concern tonight for
of supporters. >>> california is one of five states that ignored a 2006 law requiring it to track sex offenders. 3 dozen states failed to join that program. they have given up on the effort because of how much it costs. in california it would cost $32 million. >>> hoiless are warning -- officials are warning doctors not to use products from a massachusetts company after an outbreak of meningitis. five died, most in tennessee. they contracted the disease after receiving steroid shots for back pain. >> working with the facilities to make sure the patients are notified. >> so far there haven't been any cases reported in california. the company is in massachusetts. three california counties received products from that company but none are in the bay area. >> outages at refineries in california caused gas prices to shoot up. prices around the bay jumped 10 cents since yesterday. in san francisco a gallon cost $4.43. in oakland $4.34. and san jose $4.37 a gallon. >> good news is these events are short lived. temporary in nature. once they come back -- up from their outage, it will take a number of da
. they now face charges here in southern california and in seattle. live, lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> a explosion and fire at a home sent one woman to the hospital today. this is cell phone video by neighbors. 40 firefighters attacked the fire. four people were at home at the time of the explosion. one woman was taken to the hospital with burns. the other three residents escaped. investigators are trying to figure out what caused the explosion. >>> embattled san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi is back on the job tonight after a fight against ethic charges. ktvu's david stevenson is live where his return could be tricky. >> reporter: mayor ed lee had harsh words today as the sheriff moved to transition back into his job. >> reporter: ross mirkarimi said he was ready to reconcile with the city departments. >> it is a new day. we want to move forward, mend fences. >> reporter: mayor ed lee suspended him. the votes of four supervisors enabled ross mirkarimi to regain the job. >> i believe that they sought out an excuse for an inexcusable act that was confirmed by the criminal c
received scores of complaints about naked people in the castro district. the áf. >>> a northern california grocery store chain trying to avoid a strike told employees the company is losing millions of the dollars a year. raley's employs about 13,000 people with stores in california and nevada. raley's management says 40 of their stores are losing money so they want to freeze employee wages and eliminate premium pay for sunday shifts. the employee union organized a strike yesterday. >>> polls have shown a steady decline for the income tax initiative. the governor has faced criticism. opponents of prop 30 say their message remains the same. >> our message is simply that you can't trust the politicians with a $50 million slush fund to spend on anything they want. we all want better schools but prop 30 is not the answer. >>> voters who registered online in several northern california counties say they're yellow registration card has not arrived. sacramento, yolo, solano an stanislaus appear to have lagged in sending out those cards. >>> there are new accusations against the california assembl
woman says she has the solution to california's education funding problem. how she is taking on the governor and why some say her way would do more harm than good. >> oracles towering that is expected to defend the america's cup is in pieces tonight and being towed back to port after it capsized in the churning wats ofsan francisco bay this afternoon. healther holmes has been tracking the effort to retrieve the boat. she's live at pier 80. you spoke to the skipper who was on board when that capsized. >> some very scary moments for the skipper and his crew. his team today did something he never thought it would do, capsize a massive ac 72. this is a devastating blow. he's still predicting an america's cup victory. rattled but not defeated, oracle team usa skipper talked about the spectacular flip the cat ma ran took in san francisco bay this afternoon. >> we nose dived and capsized the boat. we done the exact same turn previously. >> reporter: the support boat attempted to retrieve the vessel. >> there was a very big tide today. quickly took us out under the bridge and offshor
up tonight at 10:45, one woman says she has the solution to california's education funding problem. how she is taking on the governor and why some say her way would do more harm than good. >> oracles towering that is expected to defend the america's cup is in pieces tonight and being towed back to port after it capsized in the churning waters of san francisco bay this afternoon. healther holmes has been tracking the effort to retrieve the boat. she's live at pier 80. you spoke to the skipper who was on board when that capsized. >> some very scary moments for the skipper and his crew. his team today did something he never thought it would do, capsize a massive ac 72. this is a devastating blow. he's still predicting an america's cup victory. rattled but not defeated, oracle team usa skipper talked about the spectacular flip the cat ma ran took in san francisco bay this afternoon. >> we nose dived and capsized the boat. we done the exact same turn previously. >> reporter: the support boat attempted to retrieve the vessel. >> there was a very big tide today. quickly took us out under
and businesses near california and battery streets. some say the police over reacted and used too much force while making arrests. >>> dozens gathered at city hall today calling to officially remove suspended san francisco sheriff ross mirkarimi from office. the rally comes on the eve of the board's board to decide if domestic violence should cost him his job. they urged them to move forward with the progress towards ending domestic violence. they don't believe ross mirkarimi is qualified at this time to protect victims of domestic violence. the vote is set to come after testimony, mayor ed lee and ross mirkarimi's lawyers. his wife plans to attend the hearing in support of her husband. >>> the california highway patrol is investigating a crash that injured two bicycle riders. they were in a group of four riding on highway 29 this afternoon. the california highway patrol says a car hit them after 12:30 p.m. both bike riders suffered major injuries. the driver stayed at the scene and coping with -- cooperating with investigators. >>> the record high gas prices in california. ktvu's consumer e
program that -- the community [inaudible] trying to get a job. >> reporter: it is voluntary in california. the company said they joined after the department of homeland security launched an investigation into them. a vice president said that he believes the boycott is driven in part by a union that's trying to organize its workers. >> unusual move from convicted child molester jerry sandusky. he gave a radio interview one day before he is set to be sentenced. he talked not only of going to prison but what he said he knows in his heart about what happened. >> reporter: jerry sandusky speaking out from his jail cell ahead of his sentencing on 45 counts of sexual abuse. him can take away my life, make me into a monster, but they can't take away my heart and i know i did not do these alleged disgusting things. >> reporter: he was convicted of abusing 10 boys. paterno. in the statement the 68-year- old said that he will continue to fight. >> didn't loose the proven facts, evidence, accurate locations and times. anything can be said, we lost to speculation, stories influenced by people who wa
when he broke out of a southern california jail. lorraine blanco, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> to the baseball playoffs. the san francisco giants effaced another must-win game and they came through big time. they just wrapped up a huge win in cincinnati. this is one of their big hits in the game. pablo sandoval. we have team coverage tonight. first to ktvu's ken pritchett at the call ceium where -- colosseum where the a's are also facing a must-win game. >> reporter: despite being down two games, the a's fans thought their team would go to a game 5. we will know if that happens in a matter of hours. >> reporter: during batting practice there is a different vibe, it is relaxed. >> i have been to a lot of games before and i have never been to one that sold out like that. it was awesome. >> reporter: we talked to her before yesterday's game, she predicted a win. and we heard that again tonight. >> never say never. >> i think they are real good. a.j. griffin pitching. >> reporter: the a's are winners at home. the fans take credit for that. >> here you got your 10th man in base
. >>> gas price across california have been dropping in recent days and hitting record levels earlier this month. according to triple a the average price of gas today is $4.31 a gallon. that's down from 4.54 a week ago and a record of high 4.67. analysts say the prices will likely keep dropping perhaps $4 or even lower by thanksgiving. the drop is attributed in part to the refineries switching to the easier to make blend of gasoline. >>> showing a small decline in applications. first time cranes fell 23,000 last week to 369,000. the less volatile full-week average rose slightly to 368 thousand. analysts look for claims to fall consistently below 375 thousand as evidence that hiring is strong enough to lower the u.s. unemployment rate. >>> on wall street the market made small gains de spite weak home sales numbers and mixed earnings news. the dow industrial gained 26. nasdaq rose by four. >>> with just 12 days now left until election day, the presidential hopefuls are reyesing through swing states in hopes of winning over undecided voters. government romney spent his day in ohio critic
to fight the request. >>> for the sixth year in a row, car thefts in california are decreasing. highway patrol says auto thefts are down 1.3% this year compared to last year. they attribute the decrease tone forcement and advancing technology. >> license reader technology. lojack technology. bait vehicle technology, we place cars, in places we want them to be stolen so we can chase down offenders and take them to custody. >> last year, 84.9% of cars stolen were recovered. >>> ceo meg whitman said the hard times at hewlett packers will last a number of years. the company is working on new products and services. hp's stock dropped 13% as whitman warned it will take time to recover because of the weak global recovery. all of it as-just experienced much gee she said she was push because of what her attorney calls retaliatory actions. now her attorney mer can youy news, powell was told to clean her office, turnoff the computer and not return much powell calls it a transition and says she remains an employee. >> at least three times in the past week on jeks thrown off the g street overpass in
leaving california to attend college out of state. budget cuts have led to tuition increases. uc and csu students pay higher tuitions and fees. it's frustrating for those that would like to stay here for college. >> you're in california, tuition is going up every year, every month. it's getting expensive. >> colleges in oregon, washington, arizona, and ohio are aggressively recruiting california students. at ohio state some out of state students can reportedly get $12,000 toward the $25,000 yearly tuition. >>> nearly four dozen high schoolers were prepper sprayed during a fight on campus. two girls started fighting then four more jumped in. dozens of students surrounded them to watch. but school police officers shot pepper spray to break up the brawl. paramedics ended up treating 47 coughing anywising students. >>> cupertino will fly at citi field to mark the first anniversary of steve job's death. that is where he laid out his plan for apples new circular headquarters building on the city's website mayor mark says that flying the city flag half staff is a small reminder of the impact th
between california and idaho. >>> the coroner identified a driver who crashed yesterday, knocking out power to hundreds of homes in the area. authorities say he struck the pole at 1:30 p.m. in the afternoon. he died at the hospital. >>> the youth soccer coach and engineer hew pleaded guilty -- who pleaded guilty to sexually abusing a girl will be sentenced next week. he pleaded not guilty and now expected to be sentenced to 15 years in prison. >>> protesting in sacramento against the government's efforts to reduce prison over crowding in california. some say sending some to jail in stead of prison is resulting in the early repolice of dangerous -- release of dangerous people. >> they are back out on the streets. >> 24,000 prisoners were released this year but the state prison officials say it is too early to tell if that had any impact on the crime rate. >>> they are urging shoppers to boycott mi pueblo because they participate in immigration checks. community groups organized this protest to pressure mi pueblo to opt out. it is a tool used to verify immigration status. mi pueblo says
impacted by prop 32 than corporations, but he said that's the point. >> no worker in california should ever be bullied or very don'tations taken out of their paycheck to support a candidate they don't agree with. >> reporter: he said union members would be free to make individual contributions to the to the committee. but logan said spending by both groups is already out of balance. according to a study from the non-profit center for investigative reporting, in the last 10 years, business interests spend $700 million, and we asked those who are part of unions and those who weren't for their opinion. did you feel like the union was taking smart political activism that you didn't agree it? >> to be honest, i didn't pay attention. >> i can't support anything that would try to weaken unions in this country. >> reporter: are you part of a union? >> no, i'm not. >> reporter: the legislative april lift's office estimates that the measure f passed, would cost $1 million a year to enforce. >>> the obama administration has approved more than 4500 applications for young illegal immigrants to stay in
a husband and wife from southern california, and who were arrested near seattle, will be charged with turmeric. she is survived by her husband, four children and one grandchild. >>> caltrain says a woman is hospitalized after being struck by a train in san francisco. a spokeswoman said the woman was on that near 16 street when she was hit by a southbound train at about 10:20 a.m. this morning. caltrain says it appears to be an accident. 160 passengers on that train were transferred to another train. caltrain service returned to normal by noon today. >>> a string of accidents on interstate 880 set several people to the hospital this morning. first, a man and fell asleep at the wheel and hit another car and the northbound lane. this was at about 5:00 a.m. a few minutes later, a man driving a honda -- honda civic and the same area was rear- ended which caused him to run into another car. we're told that all the injuries were miner. >>> a first of its kind fire drill was held this morning. fire officials say the drill in the kent woodlands area is particularly important because ac
flat fee of $4.95 per month. get rid of prepaid problems. get chase liquid. >>> the great california shook out earthquake drill happened at 10:18 this morning. san francisco mayor fire and police chief were with kids at charles elementary school. they dropped, held cover to prepare for the next big earthquake. >> in case anything happens you have to have preparation, be ready for things. that's why we do these drills. we want to practice, practice and practice. >> more than 9 million people around state participated in the drill and more people took time to drop, cover and hold on during drills across the country. >>> in election news, president obama and governor mitt romney are back out stumping for votes today as the number of campaign days dwindle. the president nice new hampshire where he addressed supporters in a rally. >> the last four years i have watched the american people with their resilience and resolve overcoming the pain and struggle of dealing with the consequences of the worst financial crisis since the great depression. we work too hard to let this country go down t
from cancer. they are among 38 california firefighters that passed away this yearism the stock market suffered the worst day. the dow fell 205 points today. nasdaq lost skefrpb closing above 3,000. disappointing earnings from a number of companies led to the decline. >>> 25 yearsa ago today wall street saw a steeper drop. black monday. the dow fell 508 points losing 22% are of the market value. historians say the crash came after a sell off triggered by an increase in interest rates. >>> new numbers from sacramento shows california jobless rate saw the largest drop in 36 years. the state jobless rate fell to 10.2. down from 10.6 the previous month. the september number is a full point and a half improvement from the 11 .7% this time one -- 11.7% this time one year ago. >>> marin county has the lowest jobless rate. none of the bay area counties near double digits. salono is the only county above 9% at 9 passport . --9.3 in september. >>> a job fair took place today. people with specialized skills in ship building and service trade were in high demand. a seminar for employees of the sol
by the publy policy institute of california shows 48% of likely voters now support prop 30 while 44% are opposed. this is the first time that support has fallen by 50%. governor brown talked about the proposition this morning in our news. prop 30 would raise taxes temporarily on those making more than $250,000. he says if it fails, billions will be cut from schools and universities. >> this sa close election. i'm gonna -- this is a close election, i'm gonna do everything i can -- this is a stark contrast about money from the richest, most powerful people. >> brown's opponents have been arcing that sacramento are should not be trusted with the -- have been arguing that sacramento should not be trusted with the people's money. >> it will be for a limited period of time but we're putting patrol cars in the most troubled areas. >>> ktvu is continuing to track an investigation into questionable expenses by officials at the port of oakland. the director was placed on administrative leave. the move came after a ktvu report showed that james kwon spent public money at a texas strip club. we
of the inmates death. >>> for the second time in a week a shark has attacked a surfer off the california coast. today's attack happened off county coast at bunker surf spot in eureka not far from the airport there. this is a photo of the surfer's board and you can clearly see a large bight was taken out. witnesses say the 25-year-old man was bleeding profusely but made it out of the water by himself. he had at least four 12-inch gashes on his midsection and hip. remember it was one week ago today that a 39-year-old surfer died after he was attacked by sharks off the santa barbara coast. >>> a san francisco neighborhood has been put on alert after a series of encounters with aggressive ra coons. reporting the run ins with ra coons. most happen after dark but early one morning a baby ra coon fell out of a tree and its mother scratched a woman's dog. now, the department has put up warning signs, ordered ra coon resistant garbage cans and asked the woman who has been feegd wild animals in the park to stop. up next a live report from the jersey shore on the dire situation there. what's being done t
data to forecasters. >>> three central california beaches are back open after a deadly shark attack. those beaches are all off the coast of santa barbara county. the people were allowed back in the water this morning. remember we told you earlier this week a surfer died tuesday after he was bitten by what's believed to be a 15-foot great white shark. >> first responders from around the world are in ayla my da county for a training exercise. seems like this one from last year's event will play out across the bay area. 32 different s.w.a.t. teams from as far away as chicago, even brazil, will take part in various emergency response scenarios. the cities where it will be taking place include alameda and walnut creek. >>> a city in the east bay may cancel its 4th of july celebration. they voted against the july 4th fireworks. the city says the event attracted too many people from neighboring communities making it expensive to police. this year's celebration went on without fireworks. the san ramone city council will decide. >> bill, i do believe the warmup is getting here. >> you notice
into the front of the muni bus. >>> it's the second shark attack on a surfer in california. the attack happened at bunkers surfboard. that's what happened to the surfer's board. that bite mark there is unmistakable. a man on the beach said the surfer was able to get out of the water on his own but was bleeding profusely. >> he was really gashed up. he had serious gashes from his nipple down to his hip. he was definitely bleeding out pretty good. >> reporter: the surfer was taken to the hospital where he underwent surgery. he remains there tonight. it was last tuesday that a surfer died after he was attacked by a sharp off the santa clara coastline. >>> the storm's massive footprint has left at least 50 people dead and a huge some surge has caused widespread flooding. tonight more than 8 million people are without power. countless others had to be rescued from their flooded homes and many of them don't know when they will be able to return. this is what it looked like in new jersey where waters stranded hundreds of cabs. the storm continues to move north where residents are bracing for more pote
degrees. the timing of the next significant cooling trend. dan hurd: when i was a child, california was a leader in education funding. erika derry: and the fact that california isn't making it a priority frustrates me. dan hurd: i'm ashamed of that, and i don't want this to continue for my daughter. brenda kealing: prop 38 is going to bring a lot of money to our schools. suzan solomon: the money stays at the school site. cade derry: what i would really like to see is that the teachers... that were laid off come back to the school. navaz hurd: a smaller class size. navaz hurd: as a mom i want that. as a teacher i want that. prop 38 is an opportunity of a generation. both: we're the fruit guys! back in 1998, we had this idea to deliver fresh fruit to offices in downtown san francisco. we built these wooden crates, filled these with fruit in my one-bedroom apartment. the fruit guys has been with bank of america since they first started. we work with them to help them grow and succeed. we're coming up on 50 employees and delivering to thousands of companies every week. i would definitel
to the floor -- system used to attach them to the floor. >>> the california state university board appointed timothy white the new chief of the system. $421,000 a year. that is the same pay given to charles reed who retires after 14 years on the job. >>> university of california at berkeley is at the center of allegations they failed to provide a climate for jewish students. they accused them for allowing events that allowed antisumettic hate speech. the university spokesman said they were free speech and officials made efforts to maintain a safe climate. >>> president obama rallied 12,000 supporters at a park in debver. -- in denver. he accused mitt romney of misleading voters and joked it wasn't the real mitt romney on stage with him last night. mitt romney made a surprise appearance at a meeting in denver. his sons introduced him. mitt romney referred to trickle down government and said he doesn't think that is something the american people believe in. twitter says last night's debate was the most tweeted about event in twitter's history. mitt romney was the clear winner according to twit
was hit in the head but wasn't seriously hurt. the group was arrested at california and battery streets. >>> occupy protestors have returned to san jose city hall. they first set up an encampment in october but they left and now ten are back to observe the movements first anniversary. they say their protest is peaceful and meant to educate the public about their cause. we have more information about a story we first told you about yesterday here on mornings on 2. the woman killed in a crash on southbound 880 has been identified as 49-year-old palo alto resident charlotte sue seth faith. that is when police say her car was hit by a suspected drunk driver. she died at the scene. >>> daly city police are investigating the accident that killed one six-year-old girl and two others with life threatening injuries. officers aren't sure why a mini van plowed into a group of pedestrians at a st. andrews church yesterday morning. a six-year-old girl, her mother and another were taken to the hospital where the girl died. >> you know it could be somebody that we know's relative or something. i'm jus
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